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December 11, 2019

Union Minister for Construction inspects road, bridge works on Yangon-Magway Road

Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw inspected road maintenance works along the Yangon-Pyay-Magway Road yesterday morning.
The Union Minister arrived at Bwet Gyi Bridge on the Pyay-Magway Road and inspected the bridge maintenance work, preventive work conducted against erosion of bridge approach road, status of water way and bridge piers.

Union Minister U Han Zaw inspects the construction project site of Ayeyawady Bridge (Thayet-Aunglan) in Magway Region. Photo: MNA

From there the Union Minister inspected the construction project site of Ayeyawady Bridge (Thayet-Aunglan) in Magway Region Thayet District constructed by Department of Bridge Construction, Construction Group 3.
Ayeyawady Bridge (Thayet-Aunglan) was in Thayet District Magway Region and connects Aunglan Town on the east bank of the river with Thayet Town on the west bank of the river. The bridge has a total length of 2,272.5 meter with 8.5 meter wide road and a meter wide pedestrian path on both side of the bridge. Waterway clearance beneath the bridge was 130 meter wide and 16 meter high. The bridge was a steel frame arch type with AASHTO HS 25-44 Loading.
It was an important bridge that lies on the economic corridor road that connects Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone with Shweli (Ruili) passing through Thayet, Aunglan and Nay Pyi Taw. — MNA
(Translated by Zaw Min)

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